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Musical opening for London 2012 Olympic Park

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London will open its gates to the public for the first time since London 2012 with a festival of music, theatre and food.

The two-day Open East Festival on 27 and 28 July will include live performances by international bands and theatre productions for children.

Residents of the five host boroughs will get a chance to buy tickets for the festival on 31 May before tickets go on sale for the public on 3 June.

BBC London's sports correspondent, Adrian Warner spoke with Louise Jeffreys of The Barbican and choreographer Kenrick "H2O" Sandy.

  • 29 May 2013